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In Japan, robots are people, too October 5, 2006 "Loving the Machine" author Timothy Hornyak looks at why the Japanese see a friendly face in the dawning era of robots. Photos: The friendly faces of Japanese robots
Lost? Try asking your cell phone October 31, 2006 Service, set for debut in U.S., sends 3-D maps and walking directions to a handset to help people get where they're going. Photos: GeoVector shows the way
Panasonic's plasma pusher January 18, 2006 With company on comeback trail, Yoshi Yamada, CEO of Panasonic North America, is making plasma TVs its biggest focus.
Inside Toyota's hybrid factory October 10, 2006 The plant at Tsutsumi aims to build 1,900 cars a day. When there's a problem, the music gets downright cheery.
Matsushita eyes household robots again October 4, 2006 These prototype robots won't roll their eyes or dance, but if you fall, they could help you get up. Photo: Robotic jacket has power up its sleeve
Office Live exits beta November 15, 2006 Microsoft's Net-based software becomes generally available in U.S., while betas are released in U.K., France, Japan and Germany.
GPS ready for its media closeup September 26, 2006 In-car systems, sure. But Kanwar Chadha, co-founder of Sirf Technology, says navigation devices are making far broader inroads.
Meet Mr. I-mode February 2, 2005 Because of bets NTT's Kei-ichi Enoki laid down years ago, the Japanese carrier is leading the way in cell phone evolution.
Toyota branches out into ethanol October 10, 2006 The Prius hybrid is just the start of the Japanese carmaker's efforts to tap into alternative fuels. Photos: Fueling Toyota's future
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